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What is the relationship between the intake of animal protein products and cardiovascular disease? (DGAC 2010)
Limited evidence from prospective cohort studies show inconsistent relationships between intake of animal protein products and cardiovascular disease (CVD), with somewhat more positive evidence for processed meats and coronary heart disease (CHD).
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